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Durango High School

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Teams of the Future: 4A Alan Versaw Oct 13, 2016

Jackson Ponce de Leon is part of a whole phalanx of young Pine Creek Eagles who could spell trouble for the rest of 4A in a couple of years. Photo by Alan Versaw.

Southwest Region in Review: September 1 - 3 Alan Versaw Sep 5, 2016

While we've been waiting to see the real Mountain Vista team, Monarch gave some proof they will be heard from this season. Here, Charlie Perry forms the middle of a 2-3-4 finish for Monarch at Centaurus on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.

On Week 2's Table... Alan Versaw Aug 31, 2015

After taking one on the chin to Air Academy on Friday, Megan Rossman and her Battle Mountain teammates could be loaded for bear this weekend. Photo by Alan Versaw.

Durango Girls Preview Alan Versaw Feb 20, 2015

Miranda Gallegos is one of the key returning athletes for Durango this spring, and one who can take on a variety of roles. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.

4A fireworks Alan Versaw Oct 25, 2014

Eric Hamer of Palmer Ridge combined a hard-earned team title with his individual title today. Photo by Karen McCoy.

4A Region 6 Boys preview Alan Versaw Oct 14, 2014

Gordon Gianniny has been running well this fall, but he's also had a lot of support from some other guys in red. All told, it makes Durango a very tough team to beat. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.

Bold Beginnings Tim Hilt Aug 22, 2014

Aubrey Till has successfully made her break from the pursuit of Lauren Offerman by the top of the hill. Photo by Tim Hilt.

Stampede preview, 4A and 5A Alan Versaw Aug 20, 2014

Thornton's Joshua Joseph is the top returning state finisher among the fields for Thursday's running of the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.

4A Boys season preview Aug 15, 2014

Kaleb Simington, already well-established in the ranks of 4A, is joined by younger brother Logan this year to help give Thompson Valley one of its strongest boys teams ever. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.

4A Region 6 boys preview Alan Versaw Jul 21, 2014

Josh Braun is one of several returning runners for Battle Mountain that make them a team of no small concern this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.

4A Region 6 girls preview Jul 6, 2014

Ruthie Boyd has quietly emerged as oneof 4A's best on the cross country course. Colorado Track XC file photo.

4A Girls Alan Versaw Mar 25, 2014

Okay, it was only a matter of time until we could resist talking about 4A girls no longer. This one could become a showdown of major proportions.

State Previews: 4A Boys Alan Versaw Oct 23, 2013

If you're looking for a team to create havoc at the state meet that you might not have been thinking about, this would be your crew. Photo by Alan Versaw.

4A Region 6 Preview Alan Versaw Oct 17, 2013

Led by Gordon Gianniny and Nicholas Turco, Durango will be seeking to advance to state on the strength of a regional title. Colorado Track XC file photos.

4A Boys XC 2013 Jun 27, 2013

Adam Egger is one of the guys Coronado will be counting on to step up to bigger roles this fall. Photo by Paul Jaeger.

4A Girls XC 2013 Alan Versaw Jun 24, 2013

Based on what we saw in track season, Caitlin Schmitt will be bringing a lot of impact to the Evergreen roster this fall. Photo by Paul Jaeger.

Passing the Baton to a New Week Alan Versaw Mar 11, 2013

Not all meets were as fortunate as the City to City Challenge. About half of last weekend's action was lost to weather, but the week ahead looks good. Take a closer look with us. Photo by Kenny Regan.

Track Previews: 4A Boys Alan Versaw Dec 9, 2012

Brandon Cartagena and Jaylyn Mars return as two of the top 4A sprinters for 2013, but the sprint group may end up more crowded than you were expecting. Colorado Track XC file photo.

4A Boys 2013: Detour Ahead Alan Versaw Nov 21, 2012

Ethan Gonzales is a certified contender in Broomfield blue. How the rest of the team develops around him will mark how far Broomfield goes next fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.

Regional Glances: 4A Region 6 Alan Versaw Oct 16, 2012

Hunter Burnham has combined forces with Gregg Salaz to give Eagle Valley a potent 1-2 that few western slope teams have been able to counter. Colorado Track XC file photo.

Championship Season Previews: 4A Boys Oct 7, 2012

On a cold day when a few of Coronado's top guns were taking a break from racing, Andres Luna stepped up and led the Cougars to a big win. Photo by Alan Versaw.

4A: What We've Learned So Far Alan Versaw Sep 12, 2012

Mandy Ortiz of Battle Mountain passes Jessica Kleven and Sam Skold at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. Battle Mountain has been passing lots of folks lately. Photo by Alan Versaw.

Friday Night Lights Michele Bisbee Apr 21, 2012

Grand Junction's Jamie Derrieux,right, gets a wary sidewards glance from Durango's 4x200 anchor, but the wariness was to no avail--Grand Junction dominated the outcome of the relay. Photo by Michele Bisbee.

A Visitation of Demons Alan Versaw Apr 8, 2012

Jared Blake's times said he was one of the best hurdlers in the state. As of Saturday, there are a few more believers in Colorado Springs. Photo by Alan Versaw.

Week 6 in Review Alan Versaw Oct 9, 2011

A lone runner (who may be Evan Fortney--the form looks like his--but I'm not certain about that) negotiates the trails of the Pat Amato Classic on Friday. Photo by Cliff Jurgens.

Colorado Week in Review, Week #6 Alan Versaw Oct 12, 2009

Chris Zirkle, after finishing fourth at the Chris Severy Invitational, will be counted on to lead a much improved Moffat County team into the championship season. File photo by Alan Versaw.

Over the mountain Alan Versaw Oct 19, 2008

From left to right, several of the top girls from the western slope, Katrina Selsor (Glenwood), Chiara Del Piccolo (Basalt), Brandi Krieg (Grand Valley), Holly Keeper (Rifle), and Nettie Stenstadvold (Basalt) from last month's Glenwood Invite (photo courtesy of Diane Krieg).

Week Four Summary Alan Versaw Sep 21, 2008

After all of the intensity of week three, we should not count it surprising that large numbers of top athletes were out of competition in week four. Kara Slavoski (above), however, was one of the ones who was in action this week.

Week Three Summary Alan Versaw Sep 14, 2008

Santino Apodaca, winner of the Division 2 race at Friday's Kadet Invitational, is key to Rocky Ford's hopes for a repeat state championship.

Nicolls v. Appel Round 1: Nation's Best Square Off in Early Season Meet Scott Bush Aug 29, 2008

It's rare to see such a great early season match-up take place, but that's what happened Thursday evening in Colorado. The top two ranked Midwest boys, Bobby Nicolls (pictured far right by Ken Regan) and Evan Appel, squared off for the first of what could be a few battles this season, while many other top Colorado teams and individuals took to the 5k spread at the Poudre SD Pre-State Cross Country Invitational in Fort Collins.

Questions, Answers, and More Questions Alan Versaw Aug 28, 2008

Moffat County's Alicia Nelson and Thompson Valley's Liz Tremblay battled for the lead through much of the 4A girls race. In the end, Nelson took the victory by a narrow margin of about two seconds (photo courtesy Ken Regan).